Flowers add color to a traditional guest house in rural Lake District, England
A stone fence guards the pasture in the Lake District, England
A quaint village in the rural setting of the Lake District, England
Stately homes on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District of England
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains (or fells), and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
Windermere lake, at 10.5 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep, is the largest natural lake in both the Lake District and in England, and is fed by numerous rivers. The long thin lake itself forms the central spine of the Windermere lake area of the Lake District.
A beautiful rendering of Salisbury Cathedral with boys playing cricket in the foreground
Salisbury Cathedral – Officially referred to as the Cathedral of Saint Mary, this Anglican cathedral is a beautiful testament to early English architecture and stems deep back into English history. Standing at over 400 ft tall, the cathedral’s spire stands as the tallest in the United Kingdom. The cathedral’s main body was completed in 38 years, from 1220 to 1258.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet high, seven feet wide and weighing around 25 tons. Stonehenge, in many peoples’ minds, is the most mysterious place in the world. This set of stones laid out in concentric rings and horseshoe shapes on the empty Salisbury Plain, is, at the age of 4,000 years, one of the oldest, and certainly best preserved, megalithic (ancient stone) structures
Colorful doors accentuate light colored buildings in the beach resort town of Exmouth, England
A colorful beach shop on the seaside town of Exmouth, England
In addition to its substantial summer tourist trade, Exmouth serves as a regional center for leisure industries, particularly water sports such as sailing, kite sailing, paddleboarding, jet-skiing, and wind-surfing, and outdoor activities such as bird-watching, cycling and walking.
Exmouth, England, is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe in Devon. The town is the gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and has two miles of sandy beach.
The lack of water at low tide on River Teign creates a surreal scene. People are walking on the riverbed searching for mussels
The existing Shaldon Bridge is a 324 meter multispan structure over the Teign Estuary between Teignmouth and Shaldon in South Devon.
It appears that there is no need for Shaldon Bridge at low tide!
Originating on Dartmoor and entering the sea at Teignmouth, the River Teign boasts hugely diverse habitats that attract a large variety of birds and wildlife. At low tide, it appears below that boats are marooned in the river.